Controller


Salary:

$90,000.00 to $100,000.00 per year

Location:

Jacksonville, FL

Date Posted:

May 10, 2019

Employment Type:

Full-time

Job Reference:

01120-0010933584

Staffing Area:

Full-Time Accounting & Finance


Description
Robert Half Finance is searching for an energetic Controller to join a reputable services company. The leadership position is responsible for an accounting and clerical department. As the Controller, you will be planning and directing all accounting operational functions, handling the accumulation and consolidation of financial data for internal and external financial statements, evaluating accounting and internal control systems, and leading departmental staff. This company offers a very competitive and comprehensive compensation and benefits package along with strong career growth. We are looking for someone who motivates others through a positive professional attitude; exhibits integrity, reliability and leadership; and is able to provide exceptional client services by managing self and others with a sense of urgency, practicality and accountability. In addition, your responsibilities will include key decision making and challenging, negotiating and influencing the team. You will join the leadership team in supporting the generation of innovative ideas that are sound and progressive, challenging the status quo, and fostering creativity in your department. The Controller position is a full-time opportunity in the Jacksonville, Florida region.

Responsibilities

- Assess, execute and improve policies, procedures, controls and most methodologies

- Ensure deliverables of self and team meet client expectations

- Collaborate with executive team and partners to make efficient and effective firm-wide operation possible

- Handle monthly and annual close of income statement and balance sheet, account reconciliations G/L analysis

- Manage the creation of the annual budget and forecasts and monitor them on a monthly basis

- Flexible in completing tasks beyond formal job responsibilities

- Manage finance department operations, including accounts payable, billings collections, and payroll

- Support Finance Department initiatives, such as software and systems implementation and other departmental or firm-wide improvements, with research, planning, and implementation, as required

- Give financial reports to executive committee and partners each month

- Time monthly billing and other cash management techniques to make sure cash collection is punctual

- Produce cash-flow reports, calculating cash needs at weekly and monthly intervals, and manage daily cash
Requirements
- BA/BS in Accounting, Finance, Economics or other business related field

- Prior work done in public accounting is desired

- CPA/MBA preferred

- Outstanding communication skills, excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written, and ability to build as well as deliver effective presentations

- Excellent technology, analytics and management experience required

- Strong familiarity with financial statement preparation

- Foundational knowledge in month end closings

- NetSuite experience desired

- Knowledge of financial reporting

- Self-starter and strong ethical standards

- Excellent verbal and written communication skills

- Demonstrated ability to work in a dynamic and constantly changing company environment

- Attention to detail and demonstrated ability to follow standard procedures is a requirement

- Ability to meet deadlines

- Outstanding analytical, quantitative and social skills

- 5+ years of progressive accounting experience, including as a Controller preferred
Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine’s list of “World's Most Admired Companies” since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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